There are bad girls, and then there are the girls of Larkhall women’s prison. This highly acclaimed, original and controversial drama explores the never-ending conflict that occurs between the prisoners and the men and women who are paid to lock them up. Never shying from the darker side of prison life, Bad Girls also celebrates the warmth, compassion and defiant sense of humour that can sometimes triumph even behind bars.
This twenty eight disc set contains every episode from all eight series.
Starring: Victoria Alcock, Jack Ellis, Alicya Eyo, Helen Fraser, Linda Henry, Mandana Jones, Claire King, Simone Lahbib, Kika Mirylees, Debra Stephenson, Amanda Barrie, Stephanie Beacham, Jack Ellis, James Gaddas, Eva Pope, Danielle Brent, Liz May Brice, Amanda Donahoe, Sid Owen, Nicola Stapleton
Creators: Maureen Chadwick and Ann McManus
Behind the Scenes
Subtitles (Series 3 to 8 only)
1. Them and Us - First Broadcast: 1 June 1999
As the inmates rehearse for a fashion show, a miscarrying inmate almost dies in her cell. Helen is forced into an alliance with difficult prisoner Nikki Wade. A smelly inmate returns and upsets everyone with her nasty habits and Fenner plays dangerous games with Shell and Rachel.
2. Drug Wars - First Broadcast: 8 June 1999
Helen takes a tough stance on drugs. New inmate Monica Lindsey is in for a complete culture shock but quickly proves that she's no pushover. An old inmate returns to the wrath of Denny and Shell. Shell continues to torment Rachel.
3. Love Rival - First Broadcast: 15 June 1999
Jim takes advantage of his authority and begins to regret it when Shell gets violent with Rachel. Zandra is heartbroken when she is dumped by her fiance, while she is organising her wedding. New inmate, Crystal Gordon, arrives and annoys everyone with her biggoted views and guitar playing.
4. The Victim - First Broadcast: 22 June 1999
Rachel breaks down when Shell & Denny make death threats and Jim refuses to her, then her mother puts her daughter into care. Zandra makes a bid for freedom. Monica fears for Nikki's wellbeing when her girlfriend, Trish, leaves her.
5. Tangled Web - First Broadcast: 29 June 1999
Nikki and Shell finally come to blows following Rachels death. Helen investigates Rachel's death and all the evidence points to a cover-up involving Principal Officer Fenner. Nikki struggles to come to terms with her growing feelings for Helen.
6. A Big Mistake - First Broadcast: 6 July 1999
New prisoner, Jessie Devlin, arrives at Larkhall and uncovers a past she thought closed forever. Zandra blackmails Officer Lorna Rose into bringing drugs into Larkhall. Denny contemplates escaping.
7. Playing with Fire - First Broadcast: 13 July 1999
Nikki makes a desperate bid to show Helen how much she loves her. Shell is stripped of her privileges when drugs are found in her cell. Helen's fiance, Sean, begins a gardening class at Larkhall.
8. Falling Apart - First Broadcast: 20 July 1999
Monica's thoughts turn suicidal when she learns some terrible news about her son. The Julies hatch a plan to bring some good cheer to Larkhall, brewing their own wine.
9. Pay Back Time - First Broadcast: 27 July 1999
Shell claims to have changed for good and teams up with Crystal, who is none the wiser, to Shell's plan on getting revenge on Lorna and nearly ruins Helen's career in the process. Helen struggles unsuccessfully to resist Nikki's charms. New inmate, Yvonne Atkins arrives.
10. Love Hurts - First Broadcast: 3 August 1999
Helen has to tell Sean a few home truths while they organise their wedding. Sean later turns up at Larkhall with a lighter and white spirit. Nikki & The Julies save Monica, who is due in court for her appeal, from a suicide bid. Yvonne becomes popular amonst the inmates. Shell spills the beans about her affair with Fenner - to his wife.
1. Tug of Love - First Broadcast: 4 April 2000
Zandra has her baby and goes to desperate lengths to keep him when a fight with a drug dealer could result in baby Robbie being taken away from her. Helen returns just as Fenner is getting comfortable as G-Wing Governor but it gets worse as Shell phones Fenner's wife and tells her exactly what he's been up to.
2. Shit Happens - First Broadcast: 11 April 2000
New officer, Karen Betts, starts at Larkhall and reveals that she and Fenner have history. Helen is torn between duty and desire as she battles to hide her true feelings from Nikki, when she has no option but to transfer her to another prison after she slaps Dominic. Fenner discovers Shell's deceit and his anger knows no bounds when his wife, Marilyn, declares their marriage over.
3. Visiting Time - First Broadcast: 18 April 2000
Julie J discovers that her children are back in England but Hollamby spoils the reunion party, but the inmates make sure Sylvia pays the penality for doin so. Some of the officers give Karen the cold shoulder following her reporting of Fenner's attack on Shell and her promotion as Wing Governor. Fenner is suspended.
4. Looking For Love - First Broadcast: 25 April 2000
New officer, Di Barker, arrives from D-Wing as Jim's replacement. Denny gets the chance to visit her mum on the outside and her dreams for their future are shattered and Yvonne is left to comfort her. Sylvia helps Jim clear his name and he returns to G Wing with Shell thinking they will get back together, but for now it's no more Mr. Nice Guy. Yvonne and Fenner make a deal.
5. Mistaken Identity - First Broadcast: 2 May 2000
Mad Tessa, a nightmare from the past, returns to haunt Karen, and only Fenner can save her. New inmate Barbara Hunt goes through hell in a case of mistaken identity. Group therapy sessions start, which uncovers dark secrets for Shell. Zandra complains of headaches and collapses, only Crystal believes it is not drug related. Yvonne keeps up her end of the bargain, but does Fenner?
6. Losing It - First Broadcast: 9 May 2000
Shell starts to crack and makes allegations against all the male officers, the rest of the women join in. Barbara falls victim of Shell's bulling ways. The Julies make it happen for Josh and Crystal. Karen punishes Hollamby with a harsh fitness regime. Nikki gets a visit from Helen.
7. The Set-Up - First Broadcast: 16 May 2000
Yvonne's daughter arrives with tragic news about her father, but she is not pretending. Fenner thwarts Yvonne's escape attempt in the nick of time. Helen's new job role gives her the opportunity to re-open Nikki's case. Zandra's illness is finally - and tragically - diagnosed.
8. Babes Behind Bars - First Broadcast: 23 May 2000
Crystal risks losing Josh to stay in prison with Zandra. Babs and Nikki grow marijuana to cure Zandra's pain. Yvonne launches her new money making scheme. Yvonne launches a new money making scheme with Denny and the Julies. Shell later muscles in on the action. Shell confronts her mother about her abusive past to heal herself.
9. The Leaving - First Broadcast: 30 May 2000
The woman mourn the loss of a true friend. Denny falls for the new arrival, Shaz Wylie. Shell bites off more than she can chew when she takes on Barbara, resulting in a broken wrist and being left out in the cold by the others. Seeing baby Robbie makes Julie J broody and the Julies hatch a plan to have a baby.
10. Family Plan - First Broadcast: 6 June 2000
Shell doesn't want anyone to know who broke her wrist. Shaz and Denny cause havoc on the wing with some on Shaz's tricks. Yvonne's deadly rival, Renee Williams turns up on G-Wing, armed with a blade. The Two Julies' madcap plan to have a baby goes yoghurt-pot up and brings Yvonne's money making scheme to an end.
11. Rough Justice - First Broadcast: 13 June 2000
Renee attacks Yvonne in the bathroom but Nikki saves Yvonne before she does any real damage. Shaz and Denny continue to cause havoc on the wing. Crystal, Shell, Denny, Shaz, Yvonne and Nikki have all witnessed Renee's methods of dealing with people so everyone is a suspect when Renee bites the dust. Helen has some fantastic news for Nikki. Fenner's wife frees him to pursue Karen. Helen and Dominic meet up for a drink.
12. Facing Up - First Broadcast: 20 June 2000
After meeting the widow of one of her victims, Shaz is forced to face the consequences of her crime. Nikki's jealousy destroys her relationship with Helen and she harms herself while gardening. Karen comes to visit Fenner and they grow closer.
13. Oh What a Night! - First Broadcast: 4 July 2000
Crystal is released but Josh is not waiting at the gate. Yvonne is left heartbroken when her husband decides he does not want to see her anymore and his affair with Renee Williams is also revealed. Nikki risks it all for one night with Helen. Hollamby has an 'ecstatic' anniversary party thanks to an illegal gift from the girls on G-Wing. Di's secret crush on Dominic is revealed. Jim blows it with Karen at the party and ends up at Shell's mercy.
1. Back From The Brink - First Broadcast: 20 March 2001
Revenge-hungry Shell is armed and locked in a cell with Fenner. The officers, still recovering from Hollamby's party must take drastic action. As must Helen to returns escaped prisoner, Nikki Wade, to Larkhall.
2. The Turn of The Screw - First Broadcast: 27 March 2001
Fenner dies but is resuscitated and transferred to the hospital. Karen reveals that Dominic isnt returning to the prison service. Hollamby is determined to make Shell suffer for her attack on Fenner and gets her moved to a psychiatric ward. 'Mad' Tessa, Shell's old adversary, is ready and waiting to do the rest and Shell meets Podger Pam. Sylvia proposes a strike when Shell is returned to G-Wing.
3. The Chains of Freedom - First Broadcast: 3 April 2001
Shell is returned to G-Wing but is confined to her cell. Julie S is out of prison on a tag and meets her old flame, Trevor. The women jump at the chance to run the wing themselves, when the strike takes place and the officers are on "sick leave", things are going swimmingly - until a large knife goes missing.
4. False Identity - First Broadcast: 10 April 2001
Julie S is back in Larkhall. Barbara is shocked to hear that she's been accused of bigamy and murder. New officer, Gina Rossi, arrives and stirs up trouble for Shell and the officers. Yvonne is getting legal advice of her own - from a succession of hunky young men, until her husband's lawyer turns up.
5. Blood Ties - First Broadcast: 17 April 2001
New girl on the wing Buki Lester challenges Denny to prove how tough she is, while Yvonne challenges husband Charlie in court. Denny almost bleeds to death and Fenner returns to work to find Shell waiting for him. And Charlie receives a gift in the form of a pizza man.
6. Do or Die - First Broadcast: 24 April 2001
Tensions mount as Podger Pam arrives on G-Wing and the new doctor, Dr. Waugh, impresses Helen, who is upset with Nikki when she lashes out followin her spontanious cell fire. Josh begins his stint as a trainee PO under the ever-watchful eye of Di, who claims to have just come out of a relationship but starts a new obsession with Josh.
7. The Great Escape - First Broadcast: 1 May 2001
A fly-on-the-wall documentary crew invades HMP Larkhall, creating havoc in the process. Buki cuts up and reveals the truth of her child hood. Fenner sees a chance to get rid of Shell for good.
8. Uninvited Guests - First Broadcast: 8 May 2001
Shell and Denny celebrate their freedom with a vodka and cocaine binge. But before they make it to the airport they have a few grudges to settle, starting with Sylvia and Bobby Hollamby. Shaz is returned to Larkhall along with Crystal.
9. Common Criminal - First Broadcast: 15 May 2001
Aristocratic 'it-girl' Charlotte Myddleton is sentenced to a year in Larkhall for drug offences and the other inmates don't react too kindly to the new Prada-clad prisoner, but they begin to help her when she attempts suicide.
10. Chapel of Love - First Broadcast: 22 May 2001
Crystal is on hunger strike to protest against her incorrect drugs test results and it seems that only new girl Charlotte can save her. Di begins to abuse her mother when Josh confronts her about her deciet. Di then schemes to stop Josh and Crystal's wedding in a small ceremony in the prison chapel. And new group of girls arrive, calling themselves the Peckham Boot Gang.
Crystal is on hunger strike to protest against her incorrect drugs test results and it seems that only new girl Charlotte can save her. Di begins to abuse her mother when Josh confronts her about her deciet. Di then schemes to stop Josh and Crystal's wedding in a small ceremony in the prison chapel. And new group of girls arrive, calling themselves the Peckham Boot Gang.
11. Battle Lines - First Broadcast: 29 May 2001
The Peckham Boot Gang arrive on G-Wing and stir up trouble. Al begins bully Shaz. When Nigerian prisoner Femi is bullied by the officers, Nikki organises a sit-in to help. But with the Peckham Boot Gang involved, things look like getting out of hand, and a riot takes place on G-Wing. And The Peckham Boot Gang reveals their plan to get rid of Yvonne, after Yvonne batters Al.
12. Tough Love - First Broadcast: 5 June 2001
The fall-out from the riot leaves Nikki very unpopular so she is grateful of support from an attractive new prisoner, Caroline, that is until Maxi finds some nasty surprises in Caroline's past. The Julies are released and arrested in the space of 5 minutes.
13. Revolving Doors - First Broadcast: 12 June 2001
The Julies are returned to Larkhall on remand along with Wealthy madame Virginia O'Kane, an old friend, but both the inmates and officers are ill-equipped to deal with the disabled grand dame, but she hides a secret. Maxi warns Tina to stay away from Virginia.
14. Standing Up - First Broadcast: 19 June 2001
Fenner and Virginia strike a deal that could make him a very rich man. Helen gets wind of it and sets out to prove that Fenner is unfit to work with woman prisoners with the help of Yvonne. The Peckham Boot Gang reveals Virginia's secret causing her to be very unpopular.
15. Cat & Mouse - First Broadcast: 26 June 2001
Yvonne exposes the deal between Fenner and Virginia. Fenner decides to strike back - and Barbara's diary gives him all the leverage he needs, but this could mean trouble for Nikki. Al and Maxi get annoyed when Tina breaks away from the gang and continues to be friends with Virginia.
16. Coming Out - First Broadcast: 3 July 2001
Jim proposes to Karen and gets cosy with Maxi. The Peckham Boot Gang make up with Virginia but all is not what it seems. Fenner's campaign against Helen hots up and Nikki's appeal gives him the ideal outlet for his schemes. Crystal announces a miracle, but even the divine cannot help Yvonne who is accused of murder.
1. Fight or Flight - First Broadcast: 28 February 2002
Virginia is dead - but who is responsible? Evidence points to Yvonne who takes drastic measures to escape the murder charge. An organised blackout causes trouble for Sylvia and an open gate for Yvonne. The Julies help Yvonne in a bid to clear her name. Karen gets wind of Jim and Maxi's affiliation. Shell and Denny have escaped arrest in Spain but their fate is still uncertain. Al and Maxi continue to take over.
2. Unholy Alliances - First Broadcast: 7 March 2002
Yvonne escape attempt is thwarted by Karen. New governor, Neil Grayling, arrives at Larkhall and is determined to make his mark. He is unimpressed with Karen and starts to look for a new wing governor - surely not Fenner? Di meets new P.O Barry Pearce but he is not so nice while Jim and Karen split up.
3. Behind Closed Doors - First Broadcast: 14 March 2002
Fenner is governor again and Karen is just a P.O. Fenner is horrified to learn that Yvonne didn't murder Virginia and realising the real culprit forces him and Yvonne into an uneasy alliance. Barry and Di's wedding is cancelled with help from the women but Barry reacts and Di ends up with a broken hand.
4. Fait Accompli - First Broadcast: 21 March 2002
Denny arrives back on G-Wing, with two new inmates, Cassie Tyler and Roisin Connor. Not only is Shaz blanking her, she's also disappointed to learn that she still has her old enemy Bodybag to contend with. But Denny undergoes a makeover to get close to Al, just to help Yvonne catch Virginia's murder. Barry turns very nasty when the women interfere with his relationship with Di again but this time Di will not back him up.
5. Only The Lonely - First Broadcast: 28 March 2002
Yvonne and Maxi come to blows and Tina helps Yvonne in the fight when Virginia's killer is revealed. Denny and Shaz are back together and true to form. Neil continues to make himself unpopular - does he really have the prisoners' interests at heart or is this a personal vendetta against Karen? Roisin finds it hard to deal with prison life, but Cassie is living the life. Neil sets his sights on Jim. Buki muscles in on Shaz & Denny's escape plan but she is left in the tunnel and it later collapses on her.
6. Sweet Sixteen - First Broadcast: 4 April 2002
Julie J is distraught to find her daughter on G-Wing. Buki is rescued from the escape tunnel at the last minute but has to face the wrath of Shaz and Denny. Neil's sexuality is revealed. Buki reveals the truth about Rhiannon's "boyfriend" leading to the Julies to make the biggest mistake ever.
7. Pillow Talk - First Broadcast: 11 April 2002
Fenner finally realises that his boss's interest in him extends far beyond the professional. Shaz and Denny find another opportunity to humiliate Buki but begin to push too far. Karen and Mark grow closer. Tina and Noreen take over the servary from The Julies.
8. Prison Issue - First Broadcast: 18 April 2002
Buki can no longer cope with the bullying and harms herself, although more seriously than she intended. Outraged, Yvonne wants to see that justice is done. Di and Neil grow closer. The women are not happy with Tina & Noreen's service. Roisin begins to take drugs to block out the pain of prison. Shaz and Denny fall out but Maxi is there to help Shaz, but she really wants to frame Shaz for Yvonne's murder.
9. Baby on Board - First Broadcast: 25 April 2002
Yvonne and Maxi come to blows resulting in drastic consequences. G-Wing's tiniest inmate arrives when Crystal gives birth to baby Zandra on the floor of her cell. Fenner breaks down when the officers do not co-operate with him. Di sets her sihts on Neil, despite Fenner's warnings. Buki wants to be on the MBU with Crystal and Zandra but when a baby goes missing, Buki reveals the truth, as to why she wants to be with babies, to Mark. Karen goes to see Jim and he gets heavy with her.
10. Family Matters - First Broadcast: 2 May 2002
Karen struggles to cope following Fenners assault on her but realises that involving the police will be futile when the whole story comes out. On a day out, Crystal makes a desperate bid to get Zandra away from Larkhall. Buki grows closer to Baxter but his illness claims his life.
11. Battle Lines - First Broadcast: 9 May 2002
Fenner is back in uniform and Neil is in dire need of a new governor. Karen turns down the job which means that there is only one candidate left - Hollamby! Emotions flare following Baxter's funeral. Shaz and Al plan to fight but Maxi wants to finish Shaz. The fight goes ahead with brutal, and ultimately, tragic consequences.
12. Appearances Sake - First Broadcast: 16 May 2002
Sylvia now has a dead body on her hands but an inspection team are also visiting the prison. Tina decides to clear the air with Maxi, who is nowehere to be found. Cassie and Roisin's relationship deteriorates further especially when Cassie has her eyes on Yvonne. Roisin begins to use drugs as a way of relieving her pain. Yvonne is delighted when her estranged son visits her. And Babs and Henry grow closer but Henry grasses on the women.
13. True Colours - First Broadcast: 23 May 2002
The departure of Shaz has left a vacant cell on G-Wing, though it is immediately filled by a mystery American blonde, Snowball, who catches Fenner's eye. But Yvonne recognises her as does Karen recognise Yvonne's son. Denny spends her birthday down the block when she attacks Bodybag, upon discoverin Shaz is gone. Neil orders Sylvia to Jesse, for Denny's sake. Di attempts to secde Neil. The Julie's go to court following their assult on Damien, Rhiannon has no intention of help her mother or aunty.
14. Hard Knock Life - First Broadcast: 30 May 2002
Rhiannon tries to make amends with her mother and aunty when they are sentenced to 8 years. Denny is thrilled when her mother is found... but her excitement is short-lived. Di has a suggestion for Neil, giving her companionship she craves and Neil an ideal means of staying in the closet. Roisin goes back on the drugs. Crystal is released and Mark is transferred to another prison, but Mark has a word with Fenner before leaving.
15. Marriage of Inconvenience - First Broadcast: 6 June 2002
Yvonne and Fenner both have different reasons to be concerned about Karen's new relationship. Snowball continues to wrap everyone on G-Wing around her little finger and goes ahead with her escape plan. Di and Neil go on their hen and stag nights but Neil only invites Fenner and slips something into his drink.
16. Curtain Call - First Broadcast: 13 June 2002
G-Wing's open day goes ahead - but not according to plan. Everyone is in shock when Snowball's escape plan finally detonates. Shaz and Denny have their interprison visit and Shaz has brought some mushrooms with her. Neil's life hangs in balance. Yvonne gets a male escort to visit her during the open day and finds out about Snowball's escape plan.
1. First Broadcast: 8 May 2003
Fenner joins some of his PO mates on a lads' weekend in Amsterdam. They're all very taken with erotic dancer, Naughty Nikki... until they realise that her face is uncomfortably familiar. Denny vows to get revenge on Snowball. Barbara tries to adjust to being deaf. Al and Tina plot to get a pardon like Cassie and Roisin. Sylvia and Bobby's life is turned upside down when they are declared bankrupt. Snowball continues to try to escape to be with Richie.
2. First Broadcast: 15 May 2003
Shell arrives back on G-Wing and with Denny, they plan to get Snowball for Shaz's death. Fenner also had plans for Shell. Snowball retrieves her gun from its hiding place at Shaz's memorial and starts to put her escape plan into action, with the unwilling help of Karen. Bobby goes to an unsuccesful interview at Larkhall, resulting in his breakdown. Di is harrased by "Gnasher", an alias that Al and Tina are using. Barbara gets her hearing back and reveals Snowball's plans to Yvonne, who makes plans of her own to stop Snowball and Richie.
3. First Broadcast: 22 May 2003
Sylvia is left distraught by Bobby's actions. The Costa Cons, Phyl and Bev arrive at Larkhall with a suitcase full of gin bottles and are immediately disgusted by the squalid conditions on G-Wing. Snowball's escape backfires and Richie is shot. Di catches Tina and Al in the middle of their crazy plan and puts a stop to it. Buki returns to the wing. Shell is the only one who is not convinced by The Costa Cons. Snowball poisons herself.
4. First Broadcast: 29 May 2003
Shell goes into labour. After being forced to fend off Colin's advances, Shell threatens to blow the whistle on Fenner and his pimping scheme, a decision which ultimately brings about disaster. Sylvia becomes the Costa Cons latest sucker. Di uses "Gnasher" to get at Neil. The privatisation team arrive and upset the prisoners and some officers alike. Snowball makes another attempt to see Richie.
5. First Broadcast: 5 June 2003
Di is finding life with Neil increasingly frustrating, and when he starts entertaining his one night stands at the marital home it's the last straw. Sylvia cuts all her connections with The Costa's.
6. First Broadcast: 12 June 2003
Snowball attempts to convince Neil that she has changed. Di plans to get pregnant, with the help of Neil's boyfriend. One of Phyl and Bev's many business ventures comes to light when Colin discovers the drugs stash hidden behind their mirror, but given his own little habit, it's unlikely that he'll be shopping them. But the Costa's have another plan for booze, in the garden.
7. First Broadcast: 19 June 2003
Fenner plans to set up Yvonne but Collin puts a stop to it. The presence of the media and a celebrity guest at HMP Larkhall gives the women a perfect opportunity to make a very public protest about the prison's forthcoming privatisation. The Costa Cons are transferred to an open prison. Di's plans for pregnancy are a success. Snowball and Richie make a pact to die together but only one of them dies.
8. First Broadcast: 26 June 2003
Julie S finds a lump on her breast and worries that it could be cancer. Colin escorts Yvonne to Ritchie's funeral and is placed in a very difficult position when Fenner plants a bag of cocaine on her upon their return.
9. First Broadcast: 3 July 2003
Julie S struggles to come to terms with the reality of her mastectomy and the prospect of a debilitating course of chemotherapy. Collin tells Karen about Fenner setting up Yvonne. Yvonne and Collin grow closer. Neil is adamant on kicking Di out, despite her being pregnant.
10. First Broadcast: 10 July 2003
Karen persuades Neil to take Snowball out of solitary confinement in the hope that it will lift her spirits, but all Snowball wants is to be reunited with Ritchie. Yvonne is roped in to protect Snowball but Yvonne helps her to be with Richie. Fenner becomes Tina's knight in shining armour when he moves her out of the four bed dorm away from bullying Al and Buki. Di's infidelity is revealed when she and Neil are tested for syphilis.
11. First Broadcast: 17 July 2003
Snowball's suicide note makes some serious allegations against Fenner, which in light of the accusations made against him by Karen and Helen Stewart could get him into serious trouble. Di has her prenancy terminated but doesnt inform Neil or Tony. Fenner and Tina plan to set up Yvonne. Neil sacks Karen.
12. First Broadcast: 24 July 2003
Karen and Neil come to a compromise. Di and Neil reveal their split, in which Neil outs himself, and plans for surrogacy. A familiar face is welcomed back to Larkhall as old-timer Noreen Biggs arrives back on G-Wing. Unfortunately, she won't be enjoying Her Majesty's for long as she hasn't got long to live. Noreen tries to talk Tina round that Fenner is using her but Yvonne makes her see the light.
13. First Broadcast: 31 July 2003
Julie S returns to Larkhall. Phyl and Bev are transferred back to Larkhall. Denny shows off her talent for art. Legal proceedings begin for Al, who is up for life for murdering Virginia. Henry quits and plans to marry Barbara. Fenner breaks into Karen's flat and sees all of the evidence she's amassed against him. Deciding he must take action, he sneaks out with her car keys, coat and a bottle of alcohol. And Karen is arrested the following morning.
14. First Broadcast: 7 August 2003
Di becomes Wing Govenor. Yvonne plans to get rid of Fenner for good. The Costa Cons forge some of Denny's artwork. Buki finally meet sher son, Lennox, with the help of Christopher Biggins. Di and Jim go on a date and get intimate. New inmate, lifer Kris Yates arrives at Larkhall and makes a big impression on everyone, so much so that new officer Selena Geeson requests that she be Kris's personal officer.
15. First Broadcast: 14 August 2003
Di fakes a miscarriage. Denny's planned art exhibition suffers a setback as a result of Phyl and Bev's eye on the bigger picture and the money they will squeeze out of their protege. Kris reveals she has an escape plan but Yvonne does not want to be apart of it. Yvonne's plan to fix Fenner goes into effect.
16. First Broadcast: 21 August 2003
Babs and Henry get married but Henry's brother leaves when he objects. Buki is looking forward to her release and Denny is transferred to an open prisoner. Yvonne gives into Kris and makes a bid for freedom by slipping into the cavernous depths of the prison, but Fenner is hot on her heels, intent on sorting her out once and for all... and in the most horrific manner imaginable.
1. First Broadcast: 14 April 2004
Selena has secretly cut keys so Kris can follow Yvonne's route out of the prison. It's not long before Kris is inching down the dark corridors - but what will she discover? Two new inmates arrives both hiding a secret, one deadlier than the other.
2. First Broadcast: 21 April 2004
The new Wing Governor, Frances Myers decides it is the right time to make herself known to the women of G-Wing... all of whom know her as inmate Frances Allen. The police investigate Yvonne's death and all fingers point to Fenner, who begins to crack under pressure.
3. First Broadcast: 28 April 2004
Fenner is still reeling with guilt over Yvonne's death, and is convinced that her daughter is out for revenge. But real danger may be a lot closer than he realises. Frances begins to crack down on drugs when Bev takes an overdose and starts a war with Phyl. Fenner finally breaks down.
4. First Broadcast: 5 May 2004
A Muslim woman convicted of murdering a relative maintains that she is innocent and climbs up on the roof of G-Wing to continue her protest, along with The Julies, Tina and Darlene. But tragedy strikes when one of them fall from the roof top. Fenner returns to Larkhall to settle the score with Kris, and he is sectioned.
5. First Broadcast: 10 May 2004
An unrepentant Natalie Buxton returns to Larkhall and is not a popular prisoner. Having been convicted of child prostitution, she has a lot to prove if she is going to survive on G-Wing. Frances and Collin grow closer but Collin wants more than just sex, but Frances has other plans.
6. First Broadcast: 17 May 2004
Glamour hits Larkhall in the form of footballers' wife Tanya Turner when she arrives at the prison in a sweatbox. Jailed for possession of class A-drugs Tanya has got a tough time ahead of her on G-Wing. But Tanya is on a mission to help a friend, Rick, get back at Darlene. The whole wing comes down with poisoning but only Tina knows why.
7. First Broadcast: 18 May 2004
G-Wing is gripped with fear that the poisoner may strike again. The women are desperate to work out who is responsible and it isn't long before all eyes fall on Tanya. But Tina reveals it is her, who gave out the hooch. But The Costa's are desperate to keep out of the frame and out of Natalie's what when she gets nasty. Frances is struck down with the illness, when she drinks a nasty cup of coffee. Fenner returns to G-Wing.
8. First Broadcast: 19 May 2004
Frances gets deep into trouble when she is suddenly thrown into a violent and illegal plan to get to Tanya from the outside. Could her sex games have at last got her into some very serious trouble? Kris and Natalie grow closer and Collin leaves to clear his head but only Julie S knows why. The Julies celebrate their birthday.
9. First Broadcast: 2 August 2004
Julie J is upset that Collin has gone and Julie S tells her why. Julie S goes for another scan and things start to look up. Selena returns with news about Kris' sister and Natalie is determined to ruin Kris and Selena's relationship. Neil is worried about the impending tribunal for sexual misconduct and wonders if his job and reputation will survive. Fenner has his own concerns. Could Di have jeopardised his case?
10. First Broadcast: 9 August 2004
Neil's career hangs in the balance, but he remains calm. He is determined to find ex-Wing Governor, Karen Betts, convinced that she holds the key to bringing Fenner down. Kris attacks Natalie but Frances will not believe her.
11. First Broadcast: 16 August 2004
Tina gets close with a worksmen. Selena is in deep trouble. Frances has seen Fenner's evidence and knows that she and Kris used to live with each other. And when a body is found in the canal things look set to get even worse. Karen and Neil close in on Fenner when CCTV footage shows Fenner running from the scene of the accident.
12. First Broadcast: 23 August 2004
Tina believes she is pregnant and asks Phyl and Bev to talk to the spirits. Tina and Darlene are then conned by Phyl & Bev into believing that Natalie made the rhubarb hooch that poisoned several inmates and killed Al McKenzie. Darlene then attacks Natalie, though Natalie gets the upper hand. Natalie and The Costa Cons team up to fool Darlene, with the help of voodoo. Selena and Kris spend a niht together, under the condition that Kris turns herself in. Kris later flees the hotel to protest in London. Jim is in seventh heaven as he and Di tie the knot, but when he sees Neil and Karen entering the church clutching a big envelope, he goes cold with panic. Is this the end of the road for him?
1. First Broadcast: 10 May 2005
Fenner discovers that life behind bars is no picnic for a former PO when he finds himself on the receiving end of some very rough justice from his fellow inmates. Natalie takes over as Top Dog and starts a protection racket with the help of Darlene. New arrivals, Janine Nebeski and Arun Parmer, arrive on G-Wing and suffer at the hands on Natalie. The Julies give Bev a makeover. Sylvia falls victim of voodoo.
2. First Broadcast: 17 May 2005
Jim returns to Larkhall as G-Wing Govenor. Hollamby receives some unexpected and fortuitous news that soon has her jumping for joy. On overhearing the rumours of her windfall, greedy Dr Nicholson suddenly finds her irresistible. The Julies are sacked from the servary and replaced by Phyl and Bev.
3. First Broadcast: 24 May 2005
Jim reveals the truth about an attack on him in prison. Natalie is ruling the roost on G-Wing and it seems that everyone is in her debt. She even has a cushy job working in the library, which serves as the perfect place to set up a trap for Arun. Di attacks Natalie, following a set up by Janine.
4. First Broadcast: 31 May 2005
Outside the gates of Larkhall, a swarm of press await the arrival of 18-year-old Laura Canning who's been convicted of brutally stabbing her mother to death. Jim has a visectomy, tellin Di he is having counseling. Di returns to Larkhall and warns Natalie to watch her back. Darlene pays the price for making thoughtless remark to the Julies about cancer.
5. First Broadcast: 7 June 2005
When an elderly nun called Sister Thomas-Moore arrives at Larkhall, Natalie takes it upon herself to show her that the habit offers no protection from the evil on G-Wing. A solicitor reveals the condition to Sylvia on her aunt's will. Di plants scissors in Natalie's cell. Arun hides away from the wing to keep her secret hidden.
6. First Broadcast: 14 June 2005
A new tough inmate, Pat Kerrigan is transferred to Larkhall from another prison and she's more than a match for Natalie. However, the focus of Pat's attention is the saintly Sister Thomas-Moore. Sylvia fears that she could lose Malcolm if she doesnt tell him the truth about her aunt's will, they go ahead with the wedding. Neil and Bobby Darren get intimate. Natalie reveals Arun's secret.
7. First Broadcast: 21 June 2005
Arun is suicidal. The salon is closed and the Julies return to the servary. The thought of being transferred to a men's prison is intolerable. Pat is furious that Natalie's taunts have driven Arun to despair and steps in to defend her. Di visits the MBU and convinces a mother to give her baby to her.
8. First Broadcast: 28 June 2005
Arun's transfer is cancelled. Tina discovers Phyl & Bev's deceit. Di's marriage is in meltdown. Fenner can't believe that his wife has taken baby Dylan from his mother, especially as she doesn't even know the first thing about looking after a baby.
9. First Broadcast: 5 July 2005
Jim and Di's marriage is over when he discovers her deceit. Bev is quick to the rescue when sleazy delivery man, Frank tries to rape Phyl. Her daring action proves doubly fortuitous when they suddenly realise that they are staring freedom in the face. They also face Sylvia and Malcom when they arrive in Spain.
10. First Broadcast: 12 July 2005
It looks like Fenner is about to get his comeuppance. He's the only PO present in the hanging cell when the girls of G-Wing go to lay flowers in memory of Yvonne - revenge is high! Bev is returned to Larkhall, while Phyl remains on the run.
11. First Broadcast: 19 July 2005
The atmosphere at Larkhall is euphoric - Jim Fenner is dead! However the arrival of new Number One, Joy Masterton soon spoils the mood. She's ex-army, hard as nails, and set on a big shake up. Phyl is returned to Larkhall and faces the wrath of Joy. Natalie impresses Joy and could finally get her weekend release. The entire wing own up Fenner's murder, though the police are convinced it is Di.
12. First Broadcast: 26 July 2005
Di has been accused of murdering Fenner and finds herself on the wrong side of the bars at Larkhall. How is she going to survive amongst the women she used to lock up? Natalie attempts to escape while out for the day but is stopped by a mob, organised by Pat. Julie J begins to crack and starts seeing Fenner. Sheena is released, upsetting Pat but she is later returned.
13. 2005 Christmas Special - First Broadcast: 19 December 2005
Julie S is thrilled that Julie J has been allowed to return to Larkhall. But Julie J is still haunted by the memory of Fenner and is convinced that she can see him lurking around the landings... is he? New inmate, Miranda Miles, worsens the atmosphere.
1. First Broadcast: 13 July 2006
New Deputy Governor Lou Stoke has her work cut out on her first day at Larkhall when a sudden illness starts striking down the inmates. As rumours of a chemical attack start to spread, panic sets in. Phyl is shot in a bid for freedom with Bev.
2. First Broadcast: 20 July 2006
Donny and Lou escort Janine to her mother's funeral, unaware that Natalie has blackmailed their grieving charge into smuggling drugs back into Larkhall. New SMO Rowan Dunlop, records all his work with his patients and falls for Lou. The Costa Cons blackmail Rowan into transferring her to an open hospital. Pat exacts revenge on Natalie, forcing drugs down her throat.
3. First Broadcast: 27 July 2006
New arrival Angela Robbins has been sent down for arson and attempted murder. She looks like she wouldn't say boo to a goose, but she is hiding a disturbing secret that is about to be revealed. Rowan and Lou grow closer. Lou finds her sister, Viky, in a strip club and a fight errupts.
4. First Broadcast: 3 August 2006
Joy is delighted when inmate Stella Gough decides that she wants to join the army. However, is Stella being completely honest about why she wants to join up? Janine starts using drugs and falls for Donny.
5. First Broadcast: 10 August 2006
Julie S gets good news from her son. It gets steamy between Janine and Donny when they use an "appointment" to get to know each other a little more intimately. Will they manage to keep their romance under wraps? Items from the four bed dorm are missing and Stella is the main suspect. Phyl returns with plans to get alcohol into Larkhall. Stella attacks Joy and is transferred. Natalie goes to far and Pat plots revenge, with the help of The Julies & Tina.
6. First Broadcast: 17 August 2006
Lou and Vicky fall out following Vicky's suicide bid. Its the day of David & Fidelity's wedding and Pat's plan to get rid of Natalie backfires dramatically. As a massive fight ensues, it quickly becomes clear that there's a bitter and bloody end in store for one of them. Joy takes leave when she starts abusing alcohol.
7. First Broadcast: 24 August 2006
Tina's in court and hoping for an extended sentence. But when the Judge grants her release, she panics - she has absolutely no idea how to live on the outside. The Julies find Natalie and help Pat to hide her body.
8. First Broadcast: 31 August 2006
Tina is returned to Larkhall and almost kills herself when she self harms. Vicky becomes a music teacher at Larkhall. Pat and the Julies are sweating over what to do with Natalie's dead body. They know they have to move it - a hot laundry is no place to hide a festering corpse.
9. First Broadcast: 7 September 2006
Lou is glowing after a surprise marriage proposal from Rowan. She's totally unaware that he has no intention of divorcing his wife, or that he is supplying her sister with drugs. Janine goes on a day visit to her mothers grave with Donny, and the two get intimate and Janaine attemps to free herself from Larkhall. Lou is sacked from Larkhall when she attacks Rowan.
10. First Broadcast: 14 September 2006
Famous new inmate, entrepreneur and interior design goddess Catherine Earlham decides to make Darlene a pawn in her twisted and dangerous game. Sylvia becomes G-Wing govenor. Janine is pregnant but has to fool Joy into believing that her boyfriend "Michael" is responsible.
11. 2006 Christmas Special - First Broadcast: 20 December 2006
It's been a tough Christmas Eve on G-Wing, but things look to get even worse when Hollamby receives a nightmare visit from her very own ghost of Christmas past - Natalie Buxton...
|No. of Discs||28|
|Format||DVD Region 2 (Europe)|